Andre Maurois Quotes

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form. Andre Maurois

Business is a combination of war and sport. Andre Maurois

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day. Andre Maurois

Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold. Andre Maurois

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short. Andre Maurois

Writing is a difficult trade which must be learned slowly by reading great authors; by trying at the outset to imitate them; by daring then to be original; by destroying one’s first productions. Andre Maurois

In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people. Andre Maurois

Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand. Andre Maurois

The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions. Andre Maurois

Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us, that the most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool. Andre Maurois